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Newsletter 10/5/2022

Calendar

¨ October 6th

NO Volleyball Practice

¨ October 10th

PTF Meeting – 6:30

¨ October 11th

Volleyball Game

HOME vs. Immanuel/Gaylord

4:00

¨ October 13th

Volleyball Practice

3:15 – 5:00

¨ October 15th

Volleyball Tournament at MVL,

New Ulm


PTF MEETING

Our next meeting will be Monday, October 10th. All are welcome to attend!

We will be discussing the upcoming Fall Festival and our next fundraising opportunities.


SchoolStore FUNDRAISER

Sign-up sheets have been sent home, this is a yearlong fundraiser and very easy to participate. Plus, the kids get prizes!

MEA BREAK

October 19th – 21st we do not have school for MEA Weekend.


SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERS

Orders should be delivered this week and will be handed out to students once received


CHURCH SINGING

Thank you to all who were able to attend singing at Immanuel, they sounded angelic!

Our next church will be Grace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson on November 6th, church starts at 9:00 so please be there by 8:45 in the basement. If you cannot attend, please fill out the “excused note” that was sent home.


SCHOOL PLAY

Play scripts have been sent home:

1-3rd is doing "A Tree called Aesop” in November and 4-8th is doing "Peter Pan" in April. Please begin memorizing right away.


PICTURE RETAKES

Has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 8th.


Mrs. Eckstrand’s Room


This week our Jesus story is "God keeps baby Moses safe". We learned about Moses in a basket being found by the princess. Yet God kept him safe, and his mother was able to raise him and teach him about God and God's love for all of us. "My times are in your hands" Psalm 31:15 is our memory treasure.


In Science we are still looking at the seasons and the weather that goes with them. Why does it rain? I bet they can tell you now 😊

In Social Studies we are going to talk more about community helpers.

In Art we are going to create our own masterpiece combining cut and torn paper. Movement is our obstacle course. It can get pretty tricky.


Preschool: Our letter this week is Gg for God, goat, guitar, goose. Our number is 6 "one big curl to pick up sticks, that's the way we make a 6".


Kindergarten: In Math we are going to take Test 3. Our numbers are getting bigger and digging deeper into 6-10. In Reading we made our own odd animals as we said "see ya later" to Oswald. We met a new superkid "Golly". Let's see what adventures he brings. Ask your child what's different about Golly too.


Mrs. Utsch’s Room


In 1st grade Math we reviewed and practiced our subtraction strategies of counting more to make a ten, subtracting to make a ten, adding to subtract, counting on to subtract, and using a number line to subtract. In Reading we identified initial and final th, encoded th words, and used capitalization and exclamation marks in sentences.

In 2nd Math we finished our chapter on data and graphs and started to learn about place value. We grouped tens as hundreds and wrote three-digit numbers in different ways. In Reading class, we distinguished and identified between long and short vowel sounds.

In 3rd grade Math we identified and solved problems using the four properties of multiplication: The Identity Property, The Associative Property, The Zero Property, and The Distributive Property. In Reading we are reading the novel “How to Be Cool in the Third Grade” by Betsy Duffey.

In Religion we learned about Jesus’ first miracle. He used his almighty power to turn water into wine. Jesus uses his almighty power to give us everything we need. We also learned that Jesus used his almighty power to heal an official’s son. Jesus can use his almighty power to help us in times of sickness.


Mr. Gephart’s Room

Hi Parents, Family, and Friends,

Here is a look into the classroom this week.

In Reading, the 4th-5th graders are reading “Because of Winn-Dixie”. How does a dog effect the life of a young girl? The 6th-8th graders are reading “The Egypt Game”. A love of everything Egypt turns into an epic game and adventure.

In Grammar the students are learning about direct objects and linking verbs.

In Math, the 4th graders are learning about patterns and finding the missing values. The 5th graders are working on long division. The 6th graders are adding and subtracting decimals. The 7th graders are learning to find great common factors and least common multiples. The 8th graders are working with proportions.

In Science, the 4th-5th graders are learning about light. The 6-8th grades are learning about the circulatory system.

In History, the upper graders are studying ancient civilizations. We are currently on ancient Egypt. The lower graders are learning about the start of the United States. We are studying the early Explorers.

In Writing, we are practicing brain storming about qualities of a hero.


Next Week’s schedule - Spelling Lesson 7, Memory Work - Jeremiah 31:3

Monday - 8th Math Test (Ch.2)

Tuesday - 7th Math Test (Ch.2)

Wednesday -

Thursday - Spelling Pre-Test, 4th Math Test (Ch.4)

Friday - Spelling Final Test, 6th Mat Test (Ch.3)

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